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CSX - Catoctin Creek Bridge

Photos 

CSX RR bridge over Catoctin Creek

westbound Amtrak train

Photo taken by Bob Morgan in April 2006

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BH Photo #132732

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Catoctin Creek on CSX Railroad (formerly Baltimore & Ohio RR) 2 tracks
Location
Frederick County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.31148, -77.56914   (decimal degrees)
39°18'41" N, 77°34'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/278497/4354490 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Point of Rocks
Elevation
249 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 38967 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,731)
CSX Railroad (1,817)
Deck arch (11,958)
Frederick County, Maryland (106)
Maryland (870)
Open (41,203)
Owned by railroad (13,727)
Railroad (16,665)
Stone arch (3,312)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates
  • January 31, 2009: Added by Bob Morgan

Sources 

  • Bob Morgan - morgans212 [at] att [dot] net
  • Frank Hicks

Comments 

Catoctin Creek RR Bridge
Posted December 30, 2009, by Travers Stavac (ktravers [at] att [dot] net)

This bridge was formerly a B&O bridge, not C&O. On the bridge you can see Amtrak's Capitol limited, running an the formder B&O route Washington to Chicago. 12-30-09